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Blog: Five steps to make sure you’re ready for winter weather

With winter weather on the way, it’s especially important to be prepared to take care of yourself in case the weather prevents you from getting to your dialysis center. There are some simple steps you can take to make sure you are prepared and have access to the things you need to stay healthy in the event of a winter storm.

Blog: A year of Kidney Action Days

We reached thousands of people at risk for kidney disease at our Kidney Action Days in 2015. This short highlight reel is a look back at our 2015 Kidney Action Days.

Consumer Reports names AKF as one of the
“Best Charities for Your Donations.”

The American Kidney Fund is very proud to be recognized by Consumer Reports as an example of one of the "Best Charities for Your Donations." Dollars donated to AKF make a difference as we spend $.97 of every contributed dollar on our patients and programs.

Urge Congress to support legislation to protect dialysis patients

Take action to prevent discrimination against patients living with kidney failure. Some insurance companies want to push ESRD patients off their plans. Use our Action Alert to tell your representative in Congress that insurance companies should accept premium payments from charities like AKF to help the most vulnerable patients.

How is kidney failure treated? Learn about the options.

Although there is no cure for kidney failure, the condition can be treated with dialysis or a kidney transplant. Learn more about the treatment options for kidney failure and living with kidney failure.

Become a Kidney Health Educator

Are you passionate about preventing kidney disease in your community? Do you enjoy educating those around you on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle? If so, our Kidney Health Educator Program may be for you!

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